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washington, the debt and the deficit and tax reform and everything but also about campaign money. well, they realized that campaigns are very expensive. if you want to win, you've got to bring in a lot of money. >> reporter: efforts to regulate lobbying date back to 1876 when the house first required lobby i haves to register with the clerk. in the 21st century, the lobbying industry has become a revolving door for lawmakers. they retire from congress and make more money returning as lobbyists, often getting special access with their former colleagues on capitol hill. a study by the watchdog group public citizen found that 43% of the members of congress who left office between 1998 and mid 2005 went on to register as lobbyists. in 2007, thurber advised then senator obama, who championed sweeping lobby reform. >> big money and lobbyists were clearly drowning out the aspirations of the american people. >> reporter: lobbyist jake abrahm off had just gone to prison for cheating clients and bribing congress. lawmakers passed new reforms that required strict public disclosure of lobbying act
of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >> osgood: the curtain is going up on the new season at the movies. bill whitaker in hollywood has saved us a seat. >> i'm looking for someone to share in an adventure. >> it happens every year as the weather cools down, the big screen sizzles. >> kind of like your happy time it is a happy time. i mean... >> reporter: the film critic for the los angeles times and our guide through this fall's films. >> you know, this year it's going to be really good films in the fall. sometimes there are. sometimes that actually happens. >> reporter: are there one or two that stand out? >> i'm looking forward to lincoln >> reporter: starring daniel day lewis. >> blood has been spilt as of this moment. now, now, now
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